Friday, April 29, 2011

CPS meets paper doll collection :)

One card to share quickly while the water boils lol Im having noodles for lunch today :)

I've used the neat sketch 215 over at CPS and the papers are all Crate Paper from the paper doll collection.

If you like a bargain you can find these amazing papers in the clearance section over at The Stamp Spot for HALF PRICE! how they made it to the clearance section I do not know.

Well thanks for stopping by, enjoy the weekend! xx

Blog hop winners!!

If your looking for the full list of prizes and the WINNERS follow the link over to The ICS Challenge Blog.
The winner of my personal candy is...

here is the beautiful card she made for the sketch:

Please email me at with your name and posty address and I will get my little pack posted out to you :)

Thanks to everyone who played along and be sure to check out the newest sketch being sponsored by fresh brewed designs, and of course the fabulous work from the other design team members...

take care xx

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

~ICS sketch #112~

Hello friends! Time for another fantastic sketch over at the ICS challenge blog... if you're quick you may still have time to participate in our blog hop! Lots of prizes from the DT member along with our wonderful company sponsors and the sketch last week #111 was soooo easy peasy!

Here is what I did with this weeks sketch...

We are being sponsored by Fresh brewed designs this week. I made this card a little larger than normal so I could fit this super cute owl digi in with the sketch. For only $3.00 who could resist! 
The pattern paper is from stampin' up... sorta looks like I've stuck the blue pattern upside down lol oh well...

Hope to see you playing along with the new sketch over at ICS this week!
Take care xx

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

~wonderful mother~

Hi all, just popping in real quick to share a card based on the sketch #112 over at Card Patterns this week. I've used some lovely crate paper from the restoration collection, you can see the details over at The Stamp Spot blog.

Hand up if you ever had a baby who wouldnt give you more than 3 hours sleep at a time... mine is up lol. Ella has just gone to bed so I better go catch up on some ZZZs while I can :)
At 8 months old she is cutting the last of her first 4 teeth, hopefully then we get some sleep before the next lot come thru around 12 months old (fingers crossed anyway) not enough sleep really effects the way the brain works.

Good night xx

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

~Spring into ICSketches BLOG HOP!~

Hello friends I'm super excited to be part of the
Spring into ICSketches Blog Hop!

Hopefully you have started at the ICS challenge blog and made your way thru all the designers blogs to see what wonderful things they have created with this weeks sketch, and left them some lovely comments to get yourselves in the draw for some fab prizes! If you have come from Dawns blog then you're on the right track :) if not then click on the ics challenge blog link above to take you back to the start :)

To be in the draw for the prizes we would love to see what you can do with this sketch:

and link it up HERE at the ICS challenge blog before Wednesday (April 27th) @ 11.59pm.

Here is my card using an image from Robyn's fetish digital stamps and more who are sponsoring this weeks sketch... and we have lots of other prizes lined up for the BLOG HOP! So be sure to play along.

And here is some candy I am giving away to one lucky 'hopper'

Well I think thats all I need to share with you... oh and the next stop on the hop is the fabulous Nicola! Wait until you see her stunning card! Wow!!

I do hope you all find some time to play along this week!
Thanks for stopping by xx

Friday, April 15, 2011

~A DT Share~

Hi crafty friends! I've got a card to share using some lovely Stamp Spot products, to find out the details on what I've used head on over to The Stamp Spot blog!

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

~ ICS #110~

Good morning!
Bright and early with my first DT card for Sketch #110 over at ICS!

This week we are sponsored by the fabulous DZ doodles and the winner receives 3 digital images to play with! I've used the apple blossoms digi on my card.

The sentiment and pattern paper come from stampin' up, labels nestys and a bit of stitching around the borders. Oh and some pink ribbon and little ribbon slider I've had in my stash since way back :)

I'm so glad you could stop by today and don't forget to pop over to the ICS challenge blog and try out the fabulous sketch for yourself!

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

~a DT share @ The Stamp Spot~

Hello crafty friends, pop over to The Stamp Spot blog to check out this card I made using some lovely papers from Basic Grey Olivia 6x6 paper pad.

Monday, April 11, 2011


Anyone out there interested in applying for a spot on the ECP (fortnightly) challenge blog? Pop over here to check out the deets!

Friday, April 8, 2011

~4 colour challenges :D

*warning long post lol*

Hi friends, just dropping in real quick to share some cards I made last night...
First up I used the ICS sketch #109 and colours from Colour Throwdown #136:

And a big shout out to ICS for choosing me to be a member on their DT for the next 6 months! Thanks! I cant wait to get started!!

Next I used the colours from Totally Hues #5 (Heather has started a new colour challenge... pop over and check it out!):

Third card uses colours from Color Create #68:

and this one was inspired by the colours over at Colour Dare #99 (they have a current DT call, check it out ASAP if your interested):

Last but not least I made this one just because :)

Well thanks for stopping by, this post didn't turn out as long as I had anticipated :) 
have a wonderful weekend everyone! Take care xx

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

~ a little inspiration from XS Baggage co...

Good afternoon, just a quick share from me today, another take on Lisa's sketch over at ECP this fortnight and colour inspiration come from Etsy Inspired, I found a lovely little bag from XS Baggage co.

Here is my card:

All Stampin' up products for this card today, cherry cobbler ink and I did a little stitching around the edge.

Thanks for sopping by, enjoy your week x

Sunday, April 3, 2011

~Challenge #35 @ ECP~

It's a sketch!
This fornight you have a wonderful sketch to work with over at ECP challenge blog, and there is a prize from Digi Doodle shop to be won! Pop over and check it out! Here is my card:

(please excuse my bad photo we have had day after day of cloudy skies and dull days)

I found some fun little feltie boys and girls in a clearance basket at spotlight a few weeks ago.

and here is Lisa's sketch!

Now see what you can make (card/scrapbook LO/altered project... it's up to you!!) and link it up over at the ECP challenge blog!! Take care xx

~getting sweet with card patterns :)

 Happy Hello!

I am dropping in to share a card I made last night using the Fab sketch over at Card Patterns this week...

 and combined it with the super sweet colour inspiration over at The Lollipop Ladies...

and here is my card...

I have a few of these A4 plastic orange fiskars shape stencils and a shape cutter, probably some of the first things I bought when I started scrapbooking/cardmaking but hardly ever use anymore. The right hand side boarder of the kraft piece was made using one of these, I just wanted something a bit different to my scallop border punch.

Also coming into the colder months here and wondering weather anyone can share with me, some tips on better photography? My camera always wants to use the flash but I don't like it... I've seen some light boxes but not wanting to spend too much (would rather spend it on craft supplies)

Well thanks for stopping by this weekend, hope you all had a great one! take care xx

Saturday, April 2, 2011

~ICS Sketch 108 & DT call~


Im just stopping in to share a card I made the other evening for Sketch 108 over at Inspirational Card Sketches, they have a DT call out at the moment... make a card for sketch 108 and link it up before April 4th. Simple as that! They are also being sponsored by sweet and sassy stamps this week!
here is my card:

If you want to see the sketch, just pop over to the ICS blog... and then you can also check out the fabulous work from the DT too!
Thanks for stopping by, hope you're all having a wonderful weekend xx